The Underground Railroad (Fugitive Slave Act of 1850)

Students read and discuss the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. They listen to the story of Reverend John Rankin, a reverend who openly broke the law to help free escape. They evaluate and debate the morality or immorality of breaking the Fugitive Slave Law.

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Resource Details
Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Discussion